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If the world were a village of 100 people ... 1 has AIDS, 3 are slaves, 14 are illiterate, 20 are malnourished, 23 drink polluted water, 25 have no shelter, 30 are unemployed, 33 have no electricity. 40 have no shoes. This certainly puts things into perspective.
This excellent new infographic from Demos combines information drawn from the organization's own work, This Week in Poverty, and a recent American Prospect article written by Georgetown University Law Professor Peter Edelman.
Take this quiz. Follow the maze it it relates to you as an individual. You might be surprised!